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Vitter, Wendy Baldwin

Born 1961 in New Orleans, LA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana
Nominated by Donald J. Trump on January 23, 2019, to a seat vacated by Helen Ginger Berrigan. Confirmed by the Senate on May 16, 2019, and received commission on May 29, 2019.

Sam Houston State University, B.A., 1982
Tulane University Law School, J.D., 1986

Professional Career:

Assistant district attorney, Orleans Parish, Louisiana, 1987-1992; deputy chief of trials, 1989-1990; chief of trials, 1990-1992
Private practice, New Orleans, Louisiana, 1992-1993
Roman Catholic Church of the Archdiocese of New Orleans, 2012-2019; project director, 2012-2013; general counsel, 2013-2019

Other Nominations/Recess Appointments:

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana, January 23, 2018; no Senate vote